Category: Bad Drivers News

Progressive, Geico often charge rich, Bad Drivers less, survey says

Charles Elmore palmbeachpost.com A national consumer group says driving while poor can be more expensive for your car insurance bill than driving while intoxicated, and it calls out Progressive and Geico. “It is profoundly unfair that a driver with a moderate income and a perfect driving record is often charged more for auto insurance than…

Bad Driving Habits in Burton

Bad driving habits in Burton include texting and sex acts, a new survey reveals lizbetfrybm burtonmail.co.uk Sex acts, tailgating, speeding and texting make up some of the worst habits picked up by drivers in Burton and the West Midlands, a new survey has revealed. Three in five drivers in the region who took part in…

What do Phoenix-area drivers NOT know how to do?

William Pitts 12news.com PHOENIX – Arizona routinely appears near the top of bad driving lists. So 12 News wanted to know what the Phoenix area’s bad drivers could be doing better. We asked the people who see the most bad drivers every day: The cops. Across the board, every department said drivers need to put…

Lenient Driving Tests Fail to Properly Educate New Drivers

Lenient Driving Test

Maddy Smith thelamron.com Driving a car is a routine part of most Americans’ daily life. According to the American Automobile Association, the average American drives about 29.2 miles per day. We drive cars so often that the act of operating a vehicle becomes muscle memory—and we become incognizant of how dangerous driving actually is. According…

School Division puts Cameras in Buses

School Bus Cameras

Drivers be aware: you are being filmed Joe McWilliams southpeacenews.com A warning went out last week to drivers that if they blow by school buses when their red lights are flashing, they’ll be caught on camera. It’s a new measure of the High Prairie School Division, aimed at curbing a persistent and dangerous problem. Everybody…

Bad Driving: What are we Thinking?

Road Rage

Chris Chambers theguardian.com New laws to curb dangerous driving highlight the fascinating psychology of the road Last week the UK government announced a crackdown on unsafe driving. From now on, those of us spotted tailgating or lane hogging will face on-the-spot fines of £100 and three penalty points. As road safety minister Stephen Hammond said:…

Pensioners are NOT bad drivers:

Pensioners are NOT bad drivers: The elderly are no more dangerous on the road than other motorists Fiona Macra dailymail.co.uk While people think older people are dangerous on the road – they aren’t  General health, reaction time, eyesight and hearing all decline with age But pensioners often compensate by driving more carefully Expert suggests there…

Your Bad Driving Is the Reason Traffic Jams Exist

Jennifer Ouellette gizmodo.com We’ve all been frustrated by city traffic, waiting in a long line of cars for the light to change at an intersection. And then the stupid light turns red again before we can make it through because the cars ahead of us took so long to get going. A new video by…